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  • No verdict yet in trial of Tsarnaev's friend

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — A federal jury in the trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has completed its first full day of deliberations without reaching a verdict. Cambridge resident Robel Phillipos is charged with lying to the FBI...

  • Expert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Brown's official autopsy indicates he was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle, but a medical examiner not involved in the investigation says there's no way to conclude whether the injury meant the unarmed 18-year-old was trying to grab the gun of...

  • Man suspected of killing 7 refuses to answer judge

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana on Wednesday refused to speak or even acknowledge his name to a judge, and a sheriff explained later that the suspect was upset his hearing was in open court before dozens of journalists. The...

  • AP PHOTOS: Group lists 11 endangered US landscapes

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Large folk art creations in urban Detroit and Los Angeles neighborhoods, a museum garden in New York and a massive light installation on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge are being listed among the nation's endangered landscapes this year. On Wednesday, the...

  • Bond set for Afghan soldiers who fled for Canada

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) — Three Afghan soldiers detained since abandoning a Massachusetts training exercise to avoid returning to Afghanistan are hoping financial help from supporters will allow them to go free as they challenge deportation and pursue asylum. After a U.S. immigration judge...

  • Beaten Giants fan shows significant progress

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    CAPITOLA, Calif. (AP) — Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a 2011 beating by two Los Angeles Dodgers fans, is cracking jokes, fist-bumping and hoping to one day discard his walker and run on his own. His remarkable progress was displayed...

  • Mexico: Mayor linked to deadly attack on students

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials said Wednesday that a drug gang implicated in the disappearance of 43 students in a southern city essentially ran the town, paying the mayor hundreds of thousands of dollars a month out of its profits from making opium paste to fuel the U.S. heroin market....

  • Man missing 9 years found dead in car in Ohio pond

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — A man who disappeared after a July Fourth party nine years ago was found dead in a car pulled from a pond this week, a sheriff's office said Wednesday. The coroner's office in Franklin County confirmed the body found in the submerged car was that of Anthony...

  • Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe and was denounced by critics as an illustration of a war gone horribly wrong....

  • Correction: Air Bag Recall story

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — In a story Oct. 20 about an auto industry air bag recall, The Associated Press reported an incorrect age for Hien Thi Tran, who died after being severely injured in a Florida crash. She was 51 years old, not 46. A corrected version of the story is below: US agency...

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